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Part I translated by Oscar A. Bierstadt and Ruth Putnam; pt. II-III, by Ruth Putnam: pt. iv-v, by Oscar A. Bierstadt
pt. I. From the earliest times to the beginning of the fifteenth century.--pt.II From the beginning of the fifteenth century to 1559.--pt III. The war with Spain.--pt. IV Frederick Henry. John De Witt. William III.--pt. V. Eighteenth and nineteenth centuries